What are the Author's credentials?
Is the author affiliated with an educational institution or prominent organization?
Is the relationship between the author and the institution clear?
Can you find information about the author from the source?
Is there an obvious bias or prejudice?
Are alternate points of view presented?
Is the author's purpose to sell, persuade, entertain or sell?
|.edu = educational institution||http://docsouth.unc.edu|
|.gov = US government site||http://memory.loc.gov|
|.org = organization or association||http://www.theaha.org|
|.com = commercial site||http://www.historychannel.com|
|.museum = museum||http://nc.history.museum|
|.net = personal or other site||http://www.californiahistory.net|